Help! My microphone is not picking up sound.

Hello.

I had no problems at all with my mic up to yesterday, when people on Skype couldn't hear me suddenly. It does not work with the microphone built into my laptop either! :(
Please help, I need my microphone for recording of the ASAP :)
Thank you.

Most often when a device is not it's because of a driver.  Try reinstalling your.

It works for win 7 & 8

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isn ' t-work correctly? SignedIn = 1

http://captaindbg.com/how-to-update-drivers-on-Windows-7/

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